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Portfolio Associate - Hedge Fund

Company: PIMCO
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

About Us: We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients. PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities. Position Description: Portfolio Associate Team Overview Portfolio Associate team members directly support Portfolio Managers and build relationships internally with Account Managers, Product Managers, Legal and Compliance counterparts, Operations teams, and other Portfolio Associate teams across the firm's global offices. On a day-to-day basis, Portfolio Associates actively monitor portfolios to assist Portfolio Managers in rebalancing risks and providing operational support where necessary. Portfolio Associates are routinely encouraged to provide creative solutions and develop key tools and reporting methods to support the Portfolio Management team. Position Development Value:

  • Extensive exposure to industry authorities within Portfolio Management and across other functional areas of the firm
  • A broad range of opportunities to collaborate with talented colleagues
  • Learning environment focused on key buy-side portfolio risk and return principles
  • Constructive feedback to foster career growth in addition to a formal annual review process Responsibilities:
    • Ensuring investment objectives are reflected across portfolios in scope
    • Monitoring portfolio positions and products versus client guidelines in concert with Compliance team
    • Coordinating with Portfolio Management on re-balancing of portfolios
    • Utilizing proprietary risk systems for monitoring of portfolio exposures
    • Assisting in account transitions and cash flow management
    • Conducting performance and attribution analyses
    • Tagging trades into risk categories within the portfolio
    • Ad hoc operational tasks
    • Responding to ad hoc requests from the Portfolio Management team Position Requirements:
      • Strong academic background in a technical field from a leading, accredited college or university
      • Good understanding of fixed income and equities including knowledge of most cash and derivative instruments
      • Outstanding communication skills are required to operate in a complex financial environment
      • Excel "power user" - programming skills (e.g. Python, VBA) are preferred
      • Strong process-oriented background and ability to demonstrate keen portfolio risk and operational awareness
      • Outstanding analytical skills with a proven ability to function efficiently and problem-solve in a fast paced and time-critical environment Since the candidate will focus on various Hedge Fund Strategies as part of the broader HF Hub, the following requirements will be equally important:
        • Good understanding of interest rates derivatives; proven knowledge of Option Greeks
        • Good understanding of Portfolio Risks and Macro Investment Models
        • Programming skill is a plus while proficiency with Excel is required
        • Ideal candidate will have a Master's degree plus minimum 1-2yrs of work experience Benefits: PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
          • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
          • Life insurance and travel coverage
          • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
          • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
          • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

Keywords: PIMCO, Newport Beach , Portfolio Associate - Hedge Fund, Other , Newport Beach, California

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